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The international standard ISO 8601 specifies a notation that uses the slash “/” between dates expressed in the year-month-day notation, e.g. 2014-07-15/2015-08-01 This is the only reasonable globalized notation. But it should normally be used only a) internally in data representation when a date range needs to be represented as one string and b) as the ...


I think it's better to put n-dash symbol (U+2013) without spaces on sides. This is typographically right. There is no strict rules about it so you are free to use western tradition. What is the difference between dash and n-dash, you can read here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dash


I would feel relatively safe in assuming that any 2 digits that are equal to or less than the last 2 digits of the current year are describing the current year. So today, it would be numbers 00-14. There is a small chance that there are people 100+ years old that will be excluded but in today's world, when I say "back in '07" I mean 2007 and not 1907 so ...

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